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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Kind
Kind[Heb mîn] (Gen. 1:11f, 21, 25; 6:20; 7:14; Lev. 11:14ff.; Dt. 14:14); [kilʾâyîm—‘two kinds’] (Lev. 19:19); [Gk. génos] (Mt. 13:47). In these passages “kind” represents a general classification differentiating animal from animal and plant from plant, and not the precise designation of modern
Comfortably
Comfortably An obsolete term used by the AV to render the Heb. ‘al lēḇ, “to the heart.” The RSV renders “kindly” (2 S. 19:7), “encouragingly” (2 Ch. 30:22; 32:6), “tenderly” (Isa. 40:2; Hos. 2:14). The words ‘al lēḇ are also the ordinary Hebrew expression for wooing; e.g., Boaz spoke “to the heart”
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
COMFORTABLY
COMFORTABLY<kum’-fer-ta-bli> ([עַל־לֵב‎, ̀al lebh], “to the heart”): “To speak to the heart,” i.e. to speak kindly, to console, to comfort, is the ordinary Hebrew expression for wooing: e.g. Boaz spake “to the heart” of Ruth (Ruth 2:13 margin; the King James Version “friendly,” the Revised
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Comfortably
COMFORTABLY, kumʹfẽr-ta-bli (עַל־לֵב‎, ‛allēbh, “to the heart”): “To speak to the heart,” i.e. to speak kindly, to console, to comfort, is the ordinary Heb expression for wooing: e.g. Boaz spake “to the heart” of Ruth (Ruth 2:13 m; AV “friendly,” RV “kindly”). The beauty of the Heb term is illustrated
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